When you are on vacation what is your favorite thing to do? For some, getting as much rest and relaxation as possible is top priority. Others enjoy finding as many attractions and sites to see as possible. We think it is safe to say that eating is usually on everyone’s list! It’s always fun checking out new places or visiting spots you’ve enjoyed before. During the COVID-19 situation, we’ve all been counting down the days until we can get a table at our favorite local Hudson Valley restaurants. We are thrilled to have many amazing restaurants offering outdoor dining to keep us safe as we reopen the state. Keep reading for five that we think our guests will enjoy!
Just 20 minutes away from us in the heart of Newburgh lies Ms. Fairfax – a local favorite open for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. This quaint spot offers a picturesque patio lined with string lights and picnic benches. In addition to a delicious menu, enjoy rotating taps and specialty cocktails. They have a few rules they’d like patrons to follow, which include wearing a mask when not seated, ordering at the bar and using an exterior service station for needed items.
After a scenic half-hour drive you’ll find yourself by New Paltz’s Main Street at an adorable spot called Huckleberry. This charming local restaurant offers a cozy cocktail bar with craft beers and delicious house made pub food. The outside patio has a relaxing atmosphere with string lights, fire pits, picnic tables, and an outdoor bar. They are open 7 days a week and also offer a take-out window.
Middletown, NY lies near the Wallkill River and the foothills of the Shawangunk Mountains. It is a half-hour from our bed and breakfast and is where you’ll find this great local brewery. Open 7 days a week for outdoor dining, enjoy a cold beer in the sunshine with one of their starters, sandwiches or burgers.
Just 20 minutes from us, Liberty Street Bistro in Newburgh, NY brings a new summer menu in an al fresco setting. Seating outside is limited and is on a first come, first served basis. The bistro serves New American cuisine inspired by French techniques and the culture of the Hudson Valley. Craft beers, innovative cocktails and delicious bar food – what else do you need? Our guests are sure to enjoy a relaxing dinner at this local spot.
Located about 25 minutes from our B&B, the Roundhouse in Beacon offers diners an incredibly scenic view for outdoor dining. Their historic property overlooks a rushing waterfall and the perfect spot for a relaxing meal outside. They are committed to your safety and have implemented several precautions such as single-use menus, proper distancing between guest tables, contactless payment options, and sanitizing tables & chairs after each use. You msy also want to check out “Smoke on the Water,” their outdoor pop-up BBQ restaurant. This pop-up restaurant is open on Fridays 3pm to 10pm, Saturdays 11:30am to 10pm and Sundays 11:30am to 8pm.
Our bed and breakfast is open for travelers looking for a relaxing summer escape to the Hudson Valley. Although we do want to note that ss of June 30, 2020 New York State has issued a travel advisory on visitors from Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma requiring a 14-day quarantine. As a result, we are unable to host guests from those states at this time. If you are looking to book a midweek or weekend getaway, please use our online reservations or contact us anytime for more information.